Estate Settlement Appraisals in CA by Berge Company Appraisers

Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the departed as promptly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much respect to the feelings of everyone left behind.

Lawyers and accountants count on our ethics when calculating real estate values for estates, divorces, or other disputes requiring a value being placed on real property. Often, everyone involved will have their own suggestions of how the appraisal process should work; however, our understanding of the estate process definitely satisfy all parties involved. We supply appraisal reports that out-strip the requirements of the courts and various groups.

Contact us as soon as possible to discuss your exact estate appraisal essentials and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.

Usually, settling an estate necessitates an irrefutable appraisal report to establish fair market value for the house to the satisfaction of the parties involved. It's understandable that ordering an appraisal is the farthest thought from your mind. So, it's possible the date an appraisal report is requested will differ the date of death. Our professional staff is accustomed to the procedures and requirements necessary to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the date your loved one passed away. The ethical obligations explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) attunes our staff to confidentiality, ensuring the fullest degree of privacy for you and your loved ones.

All too often, people do not fully understand the demand to have an intricate appraisal prepared in support of the numbers shown in tax documents filed with the IRS and CA state agencies.

Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and CA state agencies absolutely should be backed by a detailed report as to how the appraiser came to his conclusions. Such a report will clearly demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well-founded and correct.

An executor will be over-joyed by a report by Berge Company Appraisers which will give him solid facts and figures to work with any legal agency's requirements. There's no need to be concerned when getting a report from us, because we will stand by it no matter what.

An accurate report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is important to support the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.